With awareness on the rise, researchers in Maryland and Virginia are undertaking the first comprehensive studies of bottlenose dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay. Their early findings suggest more dolphins swim up the bay than they ever thought.
Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., the father of Maryland's governor who earned a reputation as a tough and independent-minded politician during three terms in the House of Representatives and one term as Prince George's County executive, died of a stroke Thursday. He was 88.
An HBO movie starring Oprah Winfrey about Henrietta Lacks has thrust Johns Hopkins into an uncomfortable spotlight and prompted some Lacks family members and others to call for financial compensation for her descendants as a form of atonement. By dredging up past wrongs, it creates at least a temporary public relations issue for the esteemed institution, crisis management experts said.
Huntington's disease is an inherited brain disorder that is always fatal, but some researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have made a big discovery about how the disease progresses -- and they may stop it
Hundreds of students who have just about finished their medical degrees at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland will join with thousands around the county to learn where they will transform into practicing doctors during their three- to seven-year residencies.
Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, filmed their Jeopardy episodes for the two-week tournament alongside 13 other contestants last month in Los Angeles. Quarterfinals began on Monday, with Santori's and Tse's episodes expected to air on WBFF-TV on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Friday, Feb. 17, respectively.
Howard County basketball standouts including Rhonda Bates Corkeron, Karyn Swann, Kacy Valentine and Ramona Reid made names for themselves while playing and now their daughters Kalani Corkeron, Lyric and Jaelyn Swann, Satori Valentine and Imani Reid are taking the spotlight.
The Rev. Bernard G. Filmyer, a Jesuit priest and a retired Navy chaplain and earlier held positions at Loyola University Maryland and Loyola High School, died Sunday from heart failure at the Colombiere Jesuit Community in North Roland Park. He was 96.
Margaret E. Dougherty, former editor of Maryland Magazine who sought to bring to its readers the beauty, diversity and history of the Maryland Free State, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. She was 96.
The foundation that oversees the state university system's $1 billion endowment said Tuesday it will stop investing directly in coal, oil and natural gas companies — a victory for a student-led movement to direct more of the portfolio toward clean energy.
On May 3, I lost one of my closest friends. Tom Barrett died of multiple myeloma at the age of 55. However, Tom lived much longer than he might have, thanks to two kidney donations, one at the age of 20 and the other at the age of 43. His sister donated her kidney to him while he was a college student at the University of Virginia. I donated mine while we were both professors in the history department at St. Mary's College of Maryland. It was the best decision I ever made.
Judge Frank E. Cicone, former chief administrative judge for the Baltimore County Circuit Court, who enjoyed mentoring lawyers and judges, died Thursday from congestive heart failure at Greater Baltimore medical Center. He was 95.
With 81 bills related to higher education under consideration in the Maryland General Assembly this year, Maryland lawmakers have made improving accessibility, affordability and excellence in higher education a priority this session. Given that Monday is the "crossover date" when each chamber has to send to the other chamber those bills that it intends to pass favorably, Marylanders will soon find out whether the General Assembly is headed for the Dean's List or whether some legislators are in
As the medical staff prepares for the first penis transplant in the United States and a young serviceman wounded in Afghanistan awaits a donor, many inside and outside Johns Hopkins hospital say they feel satisfied that the operation can be done – and should be done
Elaine B. Snyder, founder of the Harford-Belair Community Mental Health Center Inc. who was also a longtime trustee of the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Saturday of pulmonary fibrosis at her home in the Colonnade on West University Parkway. She was 74.
The Rev. Father Edward Glynn, a Jesuit priest who headed three of his order's universities as well as its Maryland Province, died of cardiac disease Saturday at the St. Claude la Colombiere Jesuit Community in North Roland Park. He was 80.
Op-ed: The goal of a diverse student body is as compelling today as it was when Justice O'Connor identified it over 10 years ago. We hope the justices remember this fact as they grapple, once again, with issues of racial inclusion in higher education.
John T. "Jack" Enoch, former law partner in the Baltimore law firm of Goodman, Meagher & Enoch LLP who was active in pro-life issues, died Monday of congestive heart failure at Arden Courts of Towson. He was 87.
Towson University officials are remaining tight-lipped about an investigation into a smartphone that was found on Friday that may have been used to film members of the women's swimming and diving team in their locker room.
Baltimore County police are investigating after members of the Towson University women's swimming and diving team reported finding a smart phone inside a locker room that apparently had been recording them, the school confirmed in a statement.
It has come to be called "the Francis effect," this deep and direct connection that the pope, who will begin a six-day visit to the U.S. on Tuesday, has made with people around the world, both in and out of the faith.